His omission to do so gave the country time to meditate on the consequences of his policy.
In order to meditate on the mystic lore he withdrew to a hut by the Nile, returning home for the Sabbath.
An attempt made by his uncles to dislodge him proved unsuccessful, and no sooner was the young sovereign firmly settled than he began to meditate an extension of his own dominions.
I wished to meditate, but instead my imagination pictured an occurrence of four years ago, when Dolokhov, meeting me in Moscow after our duel, said he hoped I was enjoying perfect peace of mind in spite of my wife's absence.
Here he remained for many years, but recovered sufficiently to correspond with his friends and even to meditate writing fresh books.